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HP 240 G3

HP 240 G3 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 2GB Jun 2015
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Get connected with the value-priced HP 240 G3 Notebook PC. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools and Windows 8.1 loaded on the HP 240. The durable chassis helps... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 3,456 expert and owner reviews, HP has good reviews for its laptops. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and spec.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 240 G3 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At 313 megahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 G3.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 240 G3 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the 240 G3.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 240 G3 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 240 G3 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 240 G3 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 G3 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other laptops of this age and type that we have assessed, the HP 240 G3's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 756 megahertz is one of the slowest. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 240 G3 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 240 G3 is 17GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the HP 240 G3 of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 G3 use two displays supported by on-board grap, including the HP 240 G3 which uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The HP 240 G3 is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 240 G3 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The HP 240 G3 is a two SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The HP 240 G3 has one of the smallest internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 240 G3 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the HP Stream 13 (£229.00) which has better reviews.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.86 gigahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 240 G3. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 240 G3 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The HP 240 G3 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 240 G3 the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the HP 240 G3 has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the 240 G3. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The HP 240 G3 is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 240 G3, the HP 240 G3 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 240 G3 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 240 G3 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP 240 G3 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the 240 G3 is 14GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.13 gigahertz, the HP 240 G3 has a very slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 240 G3. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 240 G3 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 240 G3 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. The HP 240 G3 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 240 G3.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 240 G3

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the 240 G3.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 240 G3 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 240 G3.

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Average Screen Size

The HP 240 G3 has a pretty typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the HP 240 G3 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 240 G3.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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